Netflix is an American company that deals in entertainment and Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph found the company on August 29, 1997, in Scotts Valley, California. It most specializes in providing streaming media and videos-on-demand online and DVD by mail. In 2013, the company went into film and television production as well as online marketing. As of 2017, the company is headquarter was in Los Gatos, California.
DVD sales and rental was part of the company opening business model. Although Hastings did not continue with DVD sales. About a year after, this company founding to focus on the DVD rental by mail businesses. In 2007, it made its business to the level of introducing streaming media. While retaining the DVD and Blu-ray rental service. Movie lovers can find lots of interesting stuff on www.Netflix.com such as TV shows, movie series, and trailers.
The company grew popular internationally, with streaming made available to Canada in 2010 and it also growing its streaming service from there; by January 2016, Netflix now has its services in over 190 countries of the world.
Netflix began the content-production industry in 2013, its first public series performance was the House of Cards. It shot wide the production of both film and television series greatly ever since then.
The company rates 126 original series or films in 2016, more than any other network or cable channel. As of July 2017, the company had 103.95 million subscribers all over the world, including 51.92 million in the United States.
- Netflix’s video-on-demand streaming service. This allows its subscribers to stream television series and films through the Netflix website on personal PC. it’s software on various supported platforms. This also includes smartphones and tablets. Furthermore, digital media players, video game consoles, and smart TVs.
- Netflix plans is when users choose a streaming package plan. Thus, for enjoy various type of videos such as 4k videos and high definition video streaming on your device.
- According to a Nielsen observation in July 2011, 42% of Netflix users are using a standalone computer. Then 25% are using the Wii, 14% by connecting computers to a television. Also, 13% are viewing with a PlayStation 3 and 12% on Xbox 360.
- When they lunch the streaming service, Netflix’s disc rental subscribers were given access without additional charge. This allows subscribers to use the service for approximately one hour of streaming per dollar. (a $16.99 plan, for example, enables the subscriber to view 17 hours of streaming media).
In January 2008, however, the company lifted this limitation, at which point effectively all rental-disc subscribers became entitled to unlimited streaming without additional cost. The change came in a response to the introduction of Hulu and to Apple’s new video-rental services.
The company later move apart the DVD rental subscriptions and streaming subscriptions, standalone services, at which point the monthly caps on Internet streaming were high. so this made some subscribers to reduce their mode of streaming videos.